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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
340 PM EST Fri Feb 16 2018

New England continental shelf and slope waters from 25 nm
offshore to the Hague Line, except to 1000 fm south of New
England.

Seas given as significant wave height, which is the average
height of the highest 1/3 of the waves. Individual waves may be
more than twice the significant wave height.

ANZ898-170800-
340 PM EST Fri Feb 16 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...A strong cold front across 
the S waters will move S of the area tonight, followed by a
secondary cold front dropping S over the waters. Strong high 
pressure will build E toward the coast tonight, cross the waters
Sat, then shift E of the waters Sat night. Developing low 
pressure will approach the waters from the SW Sat night, and 
track NE near Georges Bank early Sun. Another high pressure will
build E across the waters late Sun and Sun night, shift E of the
area Mon, and continue off to the E Mon night. Another cold 
front will slowly approach the lower Great Lakes Tue through 
Wed, and move just offshore Wed night.

$$

ANZ800-170800-
Gulf of Maine to the Hague Line-
340 PM EST Fri Feb 16 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt
early, then, becoming N. Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 7 to 12 ft.
Chance of rain with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.SAT...N winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to
11 ft, subsiding to 3 to 6 ft. Light freezing spray. 
.SAT NIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to SE 10 to
20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Chance of snow
with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N less than 10 kt.
Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
.MON...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...S winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming SW. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.WED...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft. 

$$

ANZ805-170800-
Georges Bank between Cape Cod and 68W north of 1000 fm-
340 PM EST Fri Feb 16 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 25 to 35 kt early,
then, becoming N. Seas 4 to 8 ft, becoming 7 to 12 ft. Areas of 
fog with VSBY 1 nm or less early. 
.SAT...N winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming E to NE 5 to 15 kt. Seas
6 to 10 ft, subsiding to 3 to 6 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E to NE 25 to
35 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.SUN...N to NW winds 35 to 45 kt, becoming NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
building to 8 to 12 ft. Rain and snow with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming variable less
than 10 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft, subsiding to 3 to 5 ft. 
.MON...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming SW 20 to 25 kt. Seas
5 to 9 ft. 
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.WED...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming W 15 to 25 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft. 

$$

ANZ900-170800-
Georges Bank between 68W and the Hague Line-
340 PM EST Fri Feb 16 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NW 25 to 35 kt early,
then, becoming N. Seas 5 to 8 ft, building to 8 to 12 ft. Areas 
of fog and chance of rain with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.SAT...N winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming N to NE 5 to 15 kt. Seas
6 to 11 ft, subsiding to 5 to 7 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.SUN...N winds 35 to 45 kt, becoming NW 20 to 30 kt. Seas
building to 8 to 14 ft. Rain.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N 5 to 15 kt. Seas
6 to 11 ft. 
.MON...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.TUE...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.WED...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 

$$

ANZ810-170800-
South of New England between the Great South Channel and Montauk
Point to 1000 fm-
340 PM EST Fri Feb 16 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 20 to 30 kt early,
then, becoming N. Seas 6 to 10 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm
or less early in the morning. 
.SAT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E to NE 10 to 15 kt. Seas
6 to 10 ft, subsiding to 3 to 6 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Rain.
.SUN...NW winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
building to 7 to 12 ft. Chance of rain. 
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 4 to
7 ft. 
.MON...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft. 
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. 
.WED...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 

$$

ANZ815-170800-
South of Long Island between Montauk Point and Sandy Hook to
1000 fm-
340 PM EST Fri Feb 16 2018

.TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 20 to 30 kt early,
then, becoming N 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Areas of fog with 
VSBY 1 nm or less early in the morning. 
.SAT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E 10 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft, subsiding to 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N to NW 20 to
30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Rain with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.SUN...NW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
6 to 10 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.MON...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.WED...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 

$$

.Forecaster Clark. Ocean Prediction Center.